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Local stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.

Dad’s pies popular with Kiwis in need

28 Jun | 2016

Local pie company Dad’s Pies Ltd was recognised today for its generous and long-standing support of Kiwis in need through its product donations to The Salvation Army.

The future of HomeCare

24 Jun | 2016

The Salvation Army is in the final stages of selling its HomeCare branches in Auckland, Waikato and Rotorua to the Christian social service provider VisionWest Community Trust.

Ambulance at the bottom of the cliff is full

23 Jun | 2016

The Salvation Army is gravely concerned that the depth and breadth of poverty currently in the spotlight is becoming seen as inevitable, normal and permanent.

Kiwi Next Generation Programme Launches

9 Jun | 2016

Charity and business join forces on a mentoring programme to help at-risk Kiwi youth.

South Auckland homeless visits - correction

3 Jun | 2016

In the past few days, the Government and a government agency have made statements saying MSD officials accompanied Salvation Army personnel to visit homeless people. These statements are incorrect.

Building bridges of understanding

18 Apr | 2016

The Salvation Army joined other Wellington faith communities in an inter-faith service for the Rainbow community and allies.

Fonterra Environmental Manager Nic Bishop celebrates the five year partnership award with The Salvation Army's Shane Chisholm and Fonterra Brands New Zealand Managing Director Leon Clement

FNZ celebrate 5 year partnership with The Salvation Army

14 Apr | 2016

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Fonterra Brands New Zealand supporting The Salvation Army through donations of dairy products for its foodbanks and helping with Christmas foodbank drives.

Resene Johnsonville ColorShop staff member Jeseka Pile with Mjr Lesley Nicolson

Hunger for Colour Back for Second Year

16 Mar | 2016

Resene ColorShops stocked food bank shelves with a very successful Hunger for Colour fundraiser in February

Hard at work in Fiji

10 Mar | 2016

With backing from the Fiji Government, The Salvation Army is mobilised to help after Tropical Cyclone Winston devastated large parts of Fiji on 20 February.


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